ASEAN ECONOMY

ECONOMIC growth in Asean, China, Japan and South Korea (Asean+3) are tipped to bounce back strongly from a flat showing this year to post a 6 per cent gain in 2021, according to regional...

[TOKYO] Japan Airlines on Monday said it suffered a deep quarterly net loss of US$885 million as the coronavirus pandemic halted air travel around the world.

[TOKYO] Asia's factory pain continued to ease in July with contraction slowing in big export-reliant nations, adding to hopes the region is steadily emerging from the devastating hit of the...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy shrank an annualised 2.2 per cent in January-March, unchanged after a second revision, data from the Cabinet Office showed on Monday.

[TOKYO] After helping fuel a remarkable surge in Japan's employment rolls - in the face of a declining population - women have become the hardest hit in the nation's Covid-19 recession.

[TOKYO] Retail sales in Japan fell for the fourth straight month in June as consumer sentiment remained bruised due to the impact from the coronavirus pandemic, though the pace of decline was...

[BENGALURU] Rating agency Fitch on Wednesday revised its outlook on Japan's long-term foreign currency debt rating to negative from stable, citing the sharp coronavirus-induced domestic economic...

[TOKYO] The Japanese government will forecast real gross domestic product (GDP) contracted around 4.5 per cent for the fiscal year to March 2021, revising its pre-coronavirus projection for a 1.4...

[TOKYO] Japan's core consumer prices snapped two straight months of declines in June but risks remain for a prolonged economic slump from the coronavirus crisis, which has depressed consumption...

JAPAN'S exports suffered a double-digit decline for the fourth month in a row in June as the coronavirus pandemic took a heavy toll on global demand, reinforcing expectations that the economy has...